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DECEMBER 14, 2015
VOLUME 44   ISSUE 47

 

PREMIUM CONTENT FROM PRODUCT SAFETY LETTER

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Commissioners were slated to vote by ballot as PSL went to press on publishing a final rule on testing relief regarding heavy elements in unfinished and untreated trunk wood used in toys.


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A December 9 all-day hearing at CPSC aired the issues the commission must consider to decide whether to grant a petition for a ban of certain flame retardant (FRs).


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An ASTM F15.20 task group on infant bather accessories December 3 got updates on some of the work done by its task teams.


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The Portable Generator Manufacturers Association (PGMA) December 10 told CPSC staff and commissioners of their concern that the UL 2201 process is overly focused on one topic.


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A UL 1370 task group December 3 continued its early discussion on developing a new standard for portable liquid and gel fuel fire products.


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The ASTM ad hoc panel on common wording for standards December 3 heard of an effort to address concerns about differences between its project and language in recent CPSC proposed rules.

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The CANENA 61C panel on flammable refrigerants December 3 decided that some members would seek and provide data related to the amount of flammable refrigerants in compression-style refrigerant circuits.

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The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) December 7 said that its science committees have deemed action against bisphenol-A (BPA) in thermal paper to have a positive cost-benefit balance.


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The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) December 8 said it is taking court action against Ozsale Pty.


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The chemical assessment approach known as (Q)SAR has potential to reduce costs and time, while also limiting use of animals, but work is needed to ensure its usefulness.


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Briefs on decorations, burn gel, LED bulbs, power packs, ROVs, snowmobiles, tables, transformers, and more.


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Briefs on helmets, conduit, cord reels, cylinder valves, data equipment, plastics, power cable, power cords, and more.

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Briefs on hoverboards, holiday safety, cook stoves, use description, bean bags, cable, dresses, luggage straps, and more.